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Invasive Species Resources

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Idaho Department of Fish and Game.
White-nose syndrome (WNS) is a disease that is identified by the telltale white fungus growing on the noses of some infected bats while they hibernate. The Idaho Department of Fish and Game is asking the public to report the sighting of any active or dead bats during winter. Please call 208-454-7638 to report sightings. Idaho Fish and Game would also like to know of any sites that have hibernating bats so biologists can include them in the monitoring effort. Finally, the public is asked to not disturb hibernating bats and to respect cave closures.

Indiana Department of Natural Resources.

White-nose syndrome (WNS) is an infectious disease responsible for unprecedented levels of mortality among hibernating bats in North America. WNS was first detected in Indiana in January 2011 during routine winter hibernacula surveys conducted by Division of Fish and Wildlife bat biologists. WNS is widely distributed throughout much of the karst region in south-central Indiana and locally established within most of the state's major concentrations of important bat hibernacula.
Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources.

Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.

Kentucky Department of Fish & Wildlife.
Idaho Department of Fish and Game.
Pennsylvania Game Commission.
Provides facts about bird flu and wild birds, answers to common questions and links to more detailed information
Pennsylvania Game Commission.
Pennsylvania Game Commission.
Pennsylvania Game Commission.

University of Kentucky. College of Agriculturel, Food, and Environment. Department of Forestry and Natural Resources.

University of Kentucky. Kentucky Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey.
The more people we have looking for invasive pests, the better our chances are to prevent establishment of the pest in Kentucky. If you see a pest (insect, invertebrate, plant disease) that could be one of the exotics featured on this website, let us know!
Google. YouTube; North Carolina Sea Grant.
Google. YouTube; Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture.
Google. YouTube; Penn State Extension. Pesticide Education Program; Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture.
Google. YouTube; University of Idaho College of Agricultural and Life Sciences.

Google. YouTube; University of North Carolina Television.

Google. YouTube; University of Arkansas. Cooperative Extension Service.